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by Richard Mabey

Category: Biological Sciences
Subcategory: Science books
Author: Richard Mabey
ISBN: 0091426901
ISBN13: 978-0091426903
Language: English
Publisher: Hutchinson; 1st ed edition (October 13, 1980)
Pages: 176
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The Flowering Of Britain book. Richard Mabey is one of England's greatest nature writers. He is author of some thirty books including Nature Cure which was shortlisted for the Whitbread, Ondaatje and Ackerley Awards.

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Mabey’s book lets us see plants as subjects rather than objects, arrayed in. .Having made a living as a commercial flower grower, I'm somewhat enamoured with plants

Richard Mabey is the author of Food for Free, Flora Britannica, and Weeds: In Defense of Nature’s Most Unloved Plants, among other books. Having made a living as a commercial flower grower, I'm somewhat enamoured with plants. This book brings new light and meaning to them in respects I've never considered!

Richard Thomas Mabey (born 20 February 1941) is a writer and broadcaster, chiefly on the relations between nature and . His Unofficial Countryside and The Flowering of Britain were based on his books of the same names

Richard Thomas Mabey (born 20 February 1941) is a writer and broadcaster, chiefly on the relations between nature and culture. His Unofficial Countryside and The Flowering of Britain were based on his books of the same names. White Rock, Black Water was a specially-written film about the limestone Country of the Yorkshire Dales, and a Channel 4 8-part series - Back to the Roots – explored the role of plants in Britain’s contemporary culture Between 1982 and 1986 he sat on the UK government’s advisory body, the Nature Conservancy Council.

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But Richard Mabey’s great book is positively fuelled by the curious green energy of its contradictory meanings. To vegetate: to grow and cover the ground, but also to be apparently inactive. The word grafts with its opposite and cleaves to plant life. In 1980 came The Flowering of Britain, a collaboration with the photographer Tony Evans (who also gets a fascinating turn in Cabaret that will be a comfort if you’ve ever struggled to take a photograph of an orchid on a windy hillside).

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Richard Thomas Mabey (born 20 February 1941) is a writer and broadcaster, chiefly on the relations between nature and . His 'Unofficial Countryside' and 'The Flowering of Britain' were based on his books of the same names

Richard Thomas Mabey (born 20 February 1941) is a writer and broadcaster, chiefly on the relations between nature and culture. His 'Unofficial Countryside' and 'The Flowering of Britain' were based on his books of the same names. White Rock, Black Water' was a specially-written film about the limestone Country of the Yorkshire Dales, and a Channel 4 8-part series - 'Back to the Roots' – explored the role of plants in Britain’s contemporary culture Between 1982 and 1986 he sat on the UK government’s advisory body, the Nature Conservancy Council.

View All. Environmental History. The publishers can justifiably claim that this book is probably the best flower guide yet for any region of the world. The Wild Flowers - Aquatic plants with all leaves submerged - Trees and tall shrubs - Grasses, sedges and rushes - Ferns, horsetails and clubmosses - Spcialities of the Isles of Scilly and West Cornwall - Irish specialities - Extinct British and Irish plants. Index of scientific names Index of English names. This has been my bedside book for weeks the latest in a succession of wonderfully simple and direct Domino Guides. Hugh Johnson, The Garden.

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